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Park an der Ilm

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Address: On the Ilm River, Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
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Beautiful place to walk

I walk through the park on my way to and from work. There are a variety of winding paths and it is a beautiful place. There are lots of historical monuments, statues, and historic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Suzhou, China
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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I walk through the park on my way to and from work. There are a variety of winding paths and it is a beautiful place. There are lots of historical monuments, statues, and historic homes that are part of the park, so it feels like I am always discovering something new. During summer and number of events and festivals also... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isn't just a beautiful park. This is a beautiful park with historical buildings and gardens. There is so much to see. From Russian cemeteries to Goethe's Gartenhaus, a Romanesque home to bombed out ruins. The list goes on. Peaceful and breathtaking. Make sure this park is part of your trip to Weimar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Like a Jane Austen movie scene. I always love walking through this park. Every time I go to the Ilm Park I say to myself "I live here!" and I am so thankful that I do. So much beauty.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

For a smaller city, this is a really great park. Also, Goethe fancied a late-night swim in the Ilm here by his garden house.

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Easley, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I went here to join my grandson's seventh birthday party. The park is well maintained, and has quite an array of sites to visit. It was beautiful and relaxing.

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Thank Valorie C
Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

If the time is right, a stroll at this wonderful park is a must. The paths can be a little meandering though, making a straight path impossible, but it's highly recommended anyway

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

A fresh snowfall that was quickly melting on a sunny day added to the beauty of the park, as spring's buds were just beginning to show. The pavilions and bridges, the river and topography all added to the serenity of a brisk stroll through this large park. A walk down Am Horn on the east side of the park was... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The park is just trees, grass and a stream (river). No flowers, some benches, not many. Not too interesting in itself, especially in the months when it is not green. What is a bother are the cyclists who do not use any special paths and every now and then they suddenly appear near you. Considering that crowds walk to the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

A pleasant walk along the river through the greenery discovering buildings, ruins (or follies - not sure which). Popular with the locals to getaway from the streets, mums with pushchairs. Very clean and tidy. A statue of Will Shakespeare is up one pathway but he was covered up for winter for protection I presume.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

It may sounds exaggerating, but this is my favorite park in Germany. I've been fortunate to have frequented there in different seasons, and fully appreciate its beauty. Take a stroll or go for a morning jog, you'd see how locals enjoy the park designed by Goethe around 200 years ago.

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